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Canadian Nuclear Association, Author's assessment, based on alternative employment.
The manufacturing sector 80 per cent Ontario based is the biggest question mark. However, most CANDU suppliers -- makers of pumps, valves, seals, instruments, and even heavy components like calandrias, for example -- are already highly diversified.
Some firms have as little as 10 per cent of their business in the nuclear field [ VI ] They could exit from the nuclear industry without major repercussions, then re-enter ten years later to supply the same CANDU components if required.
A few companies will no doubt require special assistance to make the adjustment, which would eventually be necessitated by a de facto moratorium in any event. It is better to face the problem squarely now than to drift toward a much more chaotic collapse later.
For example, those firms now manufacturing CANDU fueling machines could produce robotic decommissioning equipment instead.
Once established, Canadian expertise in dealing with outstanding problems of reactor Political environment of reliance industry, waste disposal and decommissioning may be exportable at a profit to other countries facing similar problems.
In addition, technological spin-offs e. From many different perspectives, the non-expansion option is an attractive one. Indeed, rationalization of the nuclear industry is long overdue. This policy "could generate attractive profits and, in addition, provide badly needed business for the Canadian nuclear industry.
Nevertheless, the United Steelworkers of America -- representing most of the uranium miners in Canada -- issued the following conference statement inshortly after the electricity export scheme was first expounded by the nuclear lobby: The pursuit of nuclear power has already cost an unacceptable price in terms of health and lives of our uranium miners.
Ontario's over-expansion of nuclear generating capacity is a senseless waste of taxpayers' dollars. A bad situation should not be made worse.
Therefore, the proposal of increased reactor construction for the purpose of energy exports to the United States should be completely rejected. All the economic and environmental burdens would be borne by Canadians, and the benefits would be few.
Americans would get all of the power and most of the jobs. The Canadian nuclear industry would last for a few more years in its present form, living on borrowed time.
Is such an arrangement good business? Are the benefits so great as to justify the borrowing of tens of billions of dollars, using the public purse as collateral, but without involving the public in the decision-making process?
These questions are dramatically highlighted by the situation in New Brunswick. The Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station recently completed is totally surplus to the province's present electrical needs. There has never been a thorough environmental assessment for the Point Lepreau reactor, despite the fact that it will be the first CANDU to be cooled with salt water, the first to depend upon a newly designed high-pressure emergency core cooling system, the first to be built within five kilometres of a major geological fault, and the first of its size to operate without a vacuum building.
Construction irregularities and design flaws have been identified but only superficially investigated. Power has told the NEB that the environmental impact of electricity exports from Point Lepreau will be zero, since the plant will be operated at full power with or without exports.
If the NEB accepts this argument, no environmental study will be required before exports are authorized. At the same time, N. Power has frankly admitted that, if the reactor operates well, the proposed power exports will result in a substantial loss to the province and to Canada.
Premier Hatfield is already talking about building Lepreau-2 for power exports. And, by accelerating the construction schedule for the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, against the advice of the Select Committee on Ontario Hydro Affairs, Premier Davis has indicated that Ontario is also willing to become a power cow to be milked by the United States.
Up to 30 per cent of this power may be nuclear generated, but it will mainly be coal-fired power. Coal burning, of course, means more acid rain. However, just as the Ontario cabinet on an earlier occasion exempted the Darlington nuclear station from environmental hearings required under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act, so now these power exports are to be undertaken without any detailed environmental assessment.
Environmental anarchy seems to be the rule of the day, especially when nuclear facilities are involved, or power exports, or both. The Canadian public is being effectively left out of the decision-making process.
Is this to be the pattern for the future? Clearly, if a policy of power exports from CANDU reactors is adopted, neither Ottawa nor the provincial governments involved will want their plans closely scrutinized.
There are too many costs that will have to be borne by the Canadian public -- costs that may outweigh any conceivable benefits. First of all, "because of the interaction of financial requirements, inflation, construction schedules and export sales, domestic rates may well increase in the short run.Political factors include government policies relating to the industry, tax policies, laws and regulations, trade restrictions and tariffs etc.
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